However majority of the more famous restaurants in Palm Springs are ultra-costly, more reasonable options can be found with a little effort.|
Agua Bar & Grill 110 N Indian Canyon Drive.
Elegant setting with fine American/eclectic menu and swank piano bar, Located at downtown's Spa Resort Casino.
El Gallito 68820 Grove St, Cathedral City.
Busy Mexican cantina that has the best food for miles and often a wait to match - get there around 6pm to avoid the crowds. Closed in Aug.
Las Casuelas 368 N Palm Canyon Dr.
Local Mexican favorite popular for its hefty portions and laid-back atmosphere, the best bet in a local chain.
Le Vallauris, 385 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way.
Expensive, but good french food off of S. Palm Canyon Drive.
Native Foods 1775 E Palm Canyon Drive.
One of the town's better and cheaper choices for vegetarian cuisine, offering natural ingredients and healthy meals that even manage to be tasty on occasion.
Shame on the Moon 69950 Frank Sinatra Drive.
Pasta, seafood and meat on a mid-priced menu, in a contemporary setting that attracts an upscale gay clientele.
Thai Smile 651 N Palm Canyon Drive.
Uninspiring decor but great, authentic Thai food, especially good for curry and noodle dishes, all at very reasonable prices. Open daily.
Tylers Burgers, 149 South Indian Canyon Dr.
This small hamburger joint, famous for their sliders, has the best hamburgers in all of Palm Springs. Only open for lunch. Be sure to get there early or be prepared to wait because this is where all the locals eat.
Nature's RX Health Food Market in Palm Springs.
They provide a wide selection of organic fruits and vegetables, vitamins and herbs. They also have a cafe that is open for breakfast and lunch that offers a wide selection of non-meat burgers made of tempeh, falafel or nuts.